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, but also if the law itself is unjust. and so in this case, i believe that the laws around trespassing are unjust. and so accepting a jail sentence seems to me, for me the way i can best bear witness to that. >> what will your children do while you're in -- >> well, i have a great marriage. and so as my husband says, "there's a reason, you know, that kids have two parents." >> yeah. >> and so as i've told my children in the days leading up to this that, "if it is ever the case that i can be a better parent to you in jail rather than out of jail, i'm ready to be that parent." >> you were arrested, as you say, for trespassing. you broke the law. you knew you were breaking the law. what did you hope would happen? >> well, the 12 of us blocked a driveway that a company called inergy is using to prepare abandoned salt caverns that are underneath the west bank of seneca lake. we've been salt mining in the finger lakes area of upstate new york since the 1900s -- 1800s, actually. it goes back a long way. and so there are these abandoned underground chambers that are now being repurposed for th
shamelessly cynical in writing laws and bending rules to favor the one percent. and that includes the tax code. so, on monday, when you send in your tax returns, think about this. corporate profits are at record highs. but have those companies invested that in new jobs? no. did they at least give their workers a bump in pay? hardly. surely they shelled out a little more in taxes to help refurbish the social structure, highways, bridges, schools, libraries, parks, where they do business! guess again. corporations are sitting on $1.7 trillion of cash. look at this report just published by pirg. the public interest research group, on how average citizens and small businesses have to make up the $90 billion giant companies save by shifting profits toffshore x havens. among the 83 publicly traded corporations named, pfizer, which for the past five years reported no taxable income in the us, even as it made 40% of its sales here. microsoft, which avoided $4.5 billion in taxes over three years by shifting its income to puerto rico. citigroup, which maintains 20 subsidiaries in tax havens and has over
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